Lake Vänern Field Trip

Earlier this week I spent 4 days and 3 nights on and around Lake Vänern, in central Sweden, with my Nordic Environmental Studies class. This trip was best described on the first night when I was reading about Helsinki in my Fodor's Scandinavia book, and left to go to the toilette, and when I came … Continue reading Lake Vänern Field Trip


Värmland & Swedish Nature Experiences

Hey so I have a bunch of pictures from last week's excursions into the forest, out on lakes, and some from this week after visiting my Nordic Environmental Studies professor's organic farm. Last week I went exploring with Wes from California, and we took a scenic tour from our apartment buildings back up to the … Continue reading Värmland & Swedish Nature Experiences

Return to Stockholm

Hello Everyone! I just got back from a three day tour of Stockholm, and I thought I'd share with you some of the stories and pictures. I went with two of my Dutch friends, Marc and Shelly, as well as the Canadian Cate, and the Frenchwoman Melanie. Day One: Tivoli and The Hives One of … Continue reading Return to Stockholm

My First Week of Swedish Living

So I've been in Sweden for almost a week now, and I've seen quite a bit. The first week was made up of orientation for international students, so I've met a ton of great people from Germany, France, Holland, a Canadian, and a few other Americans. I've only met a few Swedes, but I think … Continue reading My First Week of Swedish Living

An Hour in Stockholm

I had about an hour between my arrival from Iceland and my train to Karlstad, so I went for a walk around Stockholm. My goal was to find Stadhuset, or the City Hall, where the Nobel Prize is awarded every year. Stadhuset is pretty much right behind the train station, but because I didn't know … Continue reading An Hour in Stockholm